Well, it's been quite a while since I've last posted, and with good reason:  I earned an MFA, moved to another city and began my first post-grad job.  That being said, life gets a bit dull without hands-on projects--at least for the handsy type.  (Sure hope I'm using that adjective correctly..)  Since my significant other and I have been fortunate enough to be involved with the renovations of our rented space, I thought it might be a good opportunity to get back into the swing of blogging and document this adventure.  After all, many of the projects will be less permanent and more universal, for renters and owners alike.  Since the major changes will be happening in the kitchen, let's start with a before and a plan of action.  Read on if you like to get handsy!

I recently discovered the work of photographer Margaux Roy through one of my favorite websites for art and design, It's Nice That.  Clean, bright and minimal, her images are reminiscent of summer memories that have been bleached by the sun.  The pastel tones captured in her photographs are subtle and equally balanced by the more neutral tones.  Upon viewing them, I felt that these photos were begging to be color sampled.  Enjoy, after the jump!